Nine Critical Threats Against Mobile Workers


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Source: Marble Security
Date: May 2013
Type: White Paper
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Overview: This white paper seeks to describe nine schemes used by criminal entities targeting employee-owned mobile devices to penetrate the corporate firewall and the risks they pose. The threats discussed here include:

Malware, trojans and zero-day attacks
Key loggers
Compromised Wi-Fi hotspots
Poisoned DNS
Malicious and privacy leaking apps
Jail broken and rooted devices
Unpatched OS Versions
Spear phishing
Advanced persistent threats

In addition, this white paper will discuss the latest strategies to protect against these varied attacks and a road map for reducing the risk unleashed by compromised mobile devices.

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